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Battle of Evesham

Battle of Evesham

An estimated 17,000 visitors came to experience two days of medieval mayhem at the Battle of Evesham festival over the first weekend in August, plus of course the 500+ re-enactors, 12 knights on… Continue Reading »

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VECTA supports Evesham Festival of Words

VECTA supports Evesham Festival of Words

VECTA has been supporting Evesham Festival of Words for a number of years. The main festival weekend at the end of June was absolutely fantastic, with a large number of events, all of a very hig… Continue Reading »

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Are you interested in getting involved with a new Vale of Evesham food and drink festival? 

Are you interested in getting involved with a new Vale of Evesham food and drink festival? 

VECTA is in the early stages of planning a new food and drink festival which will be held in summer 2020 in the centre of Evesham. We are dedicating our August meeting to discussing and planning… Continue Reading »

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Worcestershire Business Expo

Worcestershire Business Expo

Evesham has been chosen as the location for the inaugural Worcestershire Business Expo. It promises to be a lively, buzzing event for every type of business throughout the county and a great opp… Continue Reading »

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Successful summer networking

Successful summer networking

VECTA members and guests enjoyed an evening of networking and socialising at the Northwick Hotel on Wednesday 12th June. The weather meant we couldn't have our early summer garden party outdoors… Continue Reading »

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#EveshamHour

#EveshamHour

We have some exciting news - VECTA has taken over the running of Evesham's Twitter hour #EveshamHour every Thursday from 8-9pm. 

What's a Twitter hour? It's a specified hour every week when local… Continue Reading »

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Early summer garden party

Early summer garden party

It's nearly summer so we are going to celebrate with a garden party. Join us on Wednesday 12th June at 6pm for drinks and nibbles in the garden of the Northwick Hotel (weather permitting!). This… Continue Reading »

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May meeting

May meeting

Our next VECTA meeting is on Wednesday 8th May at 6pm at the Northwick Hotel. . 

On the agenda we have:

  • Update from Robin Walker of Cycle Evesham Vale on the Vale Rail Trails project. 
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April meeting

April meeting

Our next VECTA meeting is on Wednesday 10th April at 6pm at the Northwick Hotel. 

On the agenda for the April meeting we have:

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Great turnout for March meeting

Great turnout for March meeting

Thanks to everyone who attended our March meeting - what a great turnout! During the meeting, we heard from Clive and Gill Stewart about the Evesham Light Festival which will be held for the 3rd… Continue Reading »

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March meeting

March meeting

Our next VECTA meeting is on Wednesday 13th March at 6pm at the Northwick Hotel. 

We've got some really interesting items on the agenda for this month's meeting:

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February meeting

February meeting

The new VECTA committee welcomes you to our February meeting. If you haven't attended a meeting before, do come along and join us. We are a friendly group of local businesses, organisations and … Continue Reading »

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New year, new VECTA committee

New year, new VECTA committee

Following our AGM on 9th January, we are excited to announce our new VECTA committee. Our new chair is Tom Tarver, owner of Johnsons Property Consultants. Mick Hurst of Areca Design will continu… Continue Reading »

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AGM

AGM

VECTA is a group of enthusiastic local business people who meet every month to support Evesham and the surrounding villages, by lobbying the Council, supporting other businesses and getting invo… Continue Reading »

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November minutes

November minutes

It was great to see so many of you joining in at our last meeting at Northwick Hotel Bar and Grill on 14th November. The minutes are as follows:

Bruce and Julie discussed the Anti-Litter Evesham … Continue Reading »

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November meeting

November meeting

Our next meeting is on Wednesday 14th November from 6pm at the Northwick Hotel Bar and Grill - we welcome you to join us to chat about all things Evesham, including commerce, tourism and trade. … Continue Reading »

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Open evening success

Open evening success

With huge thanks to family-run Raphael's in Hampton Ferry, we enjoyed hosting our Autumn open evening. The hospitality was excellent and the group enjoyed delicious nibbles and networking on wha… Continue Reading »

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Autumn open evening

Autumn open evening

We look forward to welcoming you to our Autumn Open Evening (with drinks and nibbles!) next Wednesday - please note the change of venue to Raphael's Restaurant in Hampton Ferry, Evesham ... 

We a… Continue Reading »

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Cyclefest sponsorship

Cyclefest sponsorship

Our aim is to develop Evesham into a more vibrant and attractive place to live, work, thrive and survive.

Over the years, Vale of Evesham Commerce & Tourism Association - VECTA has supported many… Continue Reading »

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September 2018

September 2018

Our September meeting at the Northwick Hotel was very well attended - thank you all for supporting us.

It was great to hear from Gerry O’Donnell and Bruce Taylor who are asking businesses to … Continue Reading »

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ITV Central

ITV Central

Did anyone see VECTA Chair Debbie on ITV Central last night commenting on the traffic in town? 
Debbie, like some other VECTA members, works in town but lives around 10 miles away in a local vi… Continue Reading »

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Anti-litter Evesham

Anti-litter Evesham

Thanks to everyone who came and joined us at the Vale of Evesham Commerce & Tourism Association - VECTA last night - it was great to see you all!

We'd like to take this opportunity to give a … Continue Reading »

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Good communication

Good communication

Did you know that we are a part of a stakeholder group, set-up to ensure that there is good communication between representatives of Evesham and the two Councils?

The stakeholder group consis… Continue Reading »

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Next meeting

Next meeting

We want to listen to your opinions and see if you would like to get involved in making #Evesham and the surrounding area better for #business and a town we can all be proud of.

You are invited to… Continue Reading »

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Spirit of Freedom

Spirit of Freedom

We held our Summer Open Evening on board the Spirit of Freedom on 13th June - and had a good turnout of local Evesham Businesses from the Valley to local specialist businesses such as Amber Lock… Continue Reading »

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